1 - The leadoff hitter is a player who can get on base. Preferably with speed so they can steal second to be driven in by the power-hitters coming up.
2 - Must be a good contact hitter. Too much power from the number two hitter is rare.
3 - A combination of contact/power. Generally the best all-around hitter. A player who can hit a fair amount of home runs with a good .300 batting average.
4 (Clean up) - The most powerful hitter, who can really drive the ball for a good amount of homers/doubles.
5 - Should possess decent power. Not as much as #4, but should be able to get the job done if the clean up hitter can't.
6 - The last line of defense before the weaker #7 and #8 batters get up.
7, 8 - Generally the weakest hitters on the team.
9 - One of the most important hitters in the line up. Generally, these guys are the second fastest on the team and can hit well. Not exactly home runs, but decent base hits. This way, if they can get on, then you have the top of the line up to drive him in. However, in a league that does not use a designated hitter, such as the National League, the pitcher will hit in this position, as he is usually the worst hitter on the team (as he will only play once every five games and focuses on pitching.) The pitcher will usually bunt
** It should be noted that this is all a matter of opinion and personal strategy from the manager. Anyone who has ever seen a Tony LaRussa lineup card could attest to this. The above is a "reference point" for someone to start with. I dont exactly agree with what was said about the #9 batter (but like i said before it is all personal preference)
A batting lineup or batting order in baseball consists of nine players. The order of the batting order is determined by the manager of each team and can change during the game if the manager replaces players. In Major League Baseball (MLB) the American League (AL) employs a Designated Hitter (DH) rule in which another player (not among the nine field players) can bat in the place of one of the fielders, usually in place of the pitcher. The National League (NL) does not employ this rule.
Well, essentially you're locking 2 players into line-up spots and leaving only 7 players to place into different orders. In that case, that should make for 49 different line-up possibilities.
As far as the rules are concerned, there are no differences between the two leagues. The differences are in strategy and how to use players and mostly involve the pitcher. One tactic used in the National League is called the 'double switch'. This usually occurs late in a close ball game when the pitcher is due up to bat in the following inning. When a manager comes out to remove a pitcher sometimes he will also remove a fielder. Usually, this fielder has batted in the previous inning, maybe even made the final out of the inning. Since the manager has replaced two players, he may designate where the players will bat in the batting order. So the manager will place the new fielder in the batting position of the pitcher and the pitcher in the batting order of the replaced player. That allows the new fielder to bat in the next inning and places the pitcher to bat much later in the order.
Most players will usually stay in hotel rooms unless they have a place in the area, in Cincinnati the visitors are usually at the Westin or Hyatt downtown.
The dugout is a term refered to the place where the players sit. This area was dug out of the ground to protect the ball players from line drives.
If a team can not provide 9 players to finish a game then the game will therefore be forfeited. Under Official Baseball Rules, it says that a game will be forfeited when a team is unable to or refuses to place nine players on the field.
Baseball is a bat-and-ball game played between two opposing teams who take turns batting and fielding. The game proceeds when a player on the fielding team, called the pitcher, throws a ball which a player on the batting team tries to hit with a bat. The objective of the offensive team (batting team) is to hit the ball into the field of play, allowing its players to run the bases, having them advance counter-clockwise around four bases to score what are called "runs". The objective of the defensive team (fielding team) is to prevent batters from becoming runners, and to prevent runners' advance around the bases. A run is scored when a runner legally advances around the bases in order and touches home plate (the place where the player started as a batter). The team that scores the most runs by the end of the game is the winner.
WHEN NUMBERS FIRST APPEARED ON UNIFORMS, THE YANKEES LINE UP FOR EXAMPLE, THE NUMBERS WERE REFLECTIVE OF YOUR PLACE IN THE BATTING ORDER... RUTH BATTED 3RD, GEHRIG 4TH,AND DIMAGGIO WAS 5TH IN THE ORDER...THOSE WERE THIER UNIFORM #'S.
Baseball jerseys did not have numbers when Babe Ruth played for the Red Sox (1914-1919). Babe Ruth first wore a jersey with a number (#3) in the 1929 season for the New York Yankees. Numbers originally designated the players place in the batting order. (Ruth batted 3rd in the line-up.)
No. Baseball players DO NOT make more money than soccer players. A-Rod signed a $265 million dollar contract, but over 10 years. That's about 26.5 million per year. David Beckham's earnings with the LA Galaxy completely dwarfs A-Rod's. Also, the most expensive sports franchise in the world is Manchester United soccer club in England. 2nd place goes to the NY Yankees. Baseball players in the US make much more than soccer players in the US. By contrast, soccer players in Europe make as much (or in some cases more than) baseball players in the US.
No. In the Official Rules of Baseball rule 4.17 states: "A game shall be forfeited to the opposing team when a team is unable or refuses to place nine players on the field."
EH in softball stands for EveryoneHits. you EverybodyHits. something like that. it is used when you batting the whole team, and in the place where you would right the benching players position in the batting line up, you write, EH.
The question is vague and there are multiple answers: a) There are 9 players in the field, and 9 in the batting lineup. The 9 in the batting lineup will be exactly the same as the 9 in the field unless the team uses a Designated Hitter (DH). The DH bats for any of the nine fielding positions. It is usually the pitcher removed from the batting line-up when the DH rule is in place. In American Major League Baseball, the DH rule is in use in the American League and during the All Star Game / World Series when those games are in American League ballparks. b) In American Major League Baseball, all teams are allowed 40 players on the roster until the first regular season game. The roster limit is then 25 players until August 31st. After September 1st, a team may increase their roster back to 40 players. The increased player roster during the pre-season allows teams to determine what players they want for the regular season. The increased roster at the end of the season allows farm team players to gain experience playing in the Majors. Should a team qualify for post season play, the roster returns to 25 players and those players must have been on the roster prior to August 31st.
The best place on Roblox depends on what the players like.
After a game the basketball players always goes out to eat some place.
it is a place where basketball or tennis players play on
usally by speed and how they hit, like your faster girls who can bunt, are usally lead off, and your power hitter(girls who hit it farther) are usally your 3,4,5 hitters. But you want to sread you hitters out through the line up so you dont have all the hitter go, then the weaker hitters
As of May 5, 2013, the Major League Baseball team with the oldest team according to their Players' Average Age would be the New York Yankees. The team in second place would be the Toronto Blue Jays. For additional information, please see the Related Link down below.
no one it is a place where the players rule
If you want to place an order from a warehouse you have to order it usually through their website.
A baseball team only bats 9. A DH can bat in any player's place, but that player will not bat in the 10th spot.
Second place winners get $2000. Third place winners get $1000
To get a baseball signed,it's always good to go during the team's batting practice.Batting practice usually takes place 1 hour before the games
Since the verb 'is' is used for a singular subject, the sentence is referring to 'the Red Sox' as a unit. The pronoun that takes the place of the unit is it.Example: The Red Sox is Mary's favorite baseball team. It is the only team she follows.If the sentences had read, "The Red Sox are...", the verb for a plural subject, then the sentence is referring to 'the Red Sox' as the players. The pronouns that takes the place of the players is they as a subject and them as an object.Example: The Red Sox is Mary's favorite baseball team. They are the only ones she follows.
at Eastbourne seats are lovely the best tennis place Wimbledon but the players seats are horried